Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier

A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

U.S. Travel Documents
U.K. Visaservice


United Kingdom UP


    City: AUCKLAND
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: 17th Floor
    NZI House
    151 Queen Street
    Auckland 1

    Mailing Address:
    Private Bag 92014
    Auckland 1
    Tel: (64) (9) 303 2973
    Fax: (64) (9) 303 1836
    E-mail: postmaster@auckland.mail.fco.gov.uk
    Hours: 20:45-05:00 (GMT)

    City: RAROTONGA
    Mission: British Consulate
    Address: Muri Beach
    P O Box 104
    Rarotonga
    Tel: (682) 26662
    Fax: (682) 28662
    E-mail: mckegg@oyster.net.ck

    City: WELLINGTON
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: 44 Hill Street
    Wellington 1
    Mailing Address:
    P O Box 1812
    Wellington
    Tel: (64) (4) 472 6049
    Fax: (64) (4) 471 1974 (Consular)
    (64) (4) 495 0831 (Chancery)
    E-mail: bhc.wel@xtra.co.nz
    Hours: 20:45-05:00 (GMT)
    
United States UP


    City: AUCKLAND
    Mission: American Consulate General
    Address: 4th Floor, General Building,
    29 Shortland St, Auckland,
    New Zealand
    (Mailing:
     Private Bag 92022,
     Auckland 1,
     New Zealand)
    Tel: (64) 9 303-2724
    Fax: (64) 9 366-0870
    (64) 9 379-3722 (Visa)
    Hours: 9:30 - 12:30

    City: WELLINGTON
    Mission: Embassy of the United States
    Address: 29 Fitzherbert Terrace,
    Thorndon,
    (P.O. Box 1190)
    Wellington,
    New Zealand
    Tel: (644) 472-2068
    Fax: (644) 471 2380

Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier

This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier

bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
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ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier

General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre:
Ecotourism

Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
EarthFoot

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

DIVEWORLD
Get the official and independent view on dive sites and facilities around the world.

The way the world learns to dive:
PADI

The magazine divers trust:
Scuba Diving

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
Ski Guide

News and comment from around the world:
World News Australia & Oceania

Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier

This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Australasia & Pacific

Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The Hostelz guide to Hostels
The Tripavisor guide to Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at: Backpackers Resorts

New Zealand's budget accommodation guide:
Budget Backpacker

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    The Colosseum
    19A Don McKinnon Drive,
    North Shore City, Auckland, New Zealand
    Tel: (64) (9) 415 1059
    Fax: (64) (9) 415 1081
    Email: thecolosseum@xtra.co.nz
    Cost/Hour: $10
    Hours: 10:00-23:00 (Mon-Sun)

    Net Arena Cybercafe
    115 Cuba Street,
    Wellington, New Zealand.
    Tel: (64) (4) 384 1185
    Fax: (64) (4) 384 1187
    Email: cybercafe@netarena.co.nz
    Cost/Hour: $10
    Hours: 09:00-23:00 (daily)

    Cyber Pass Internet Cafe
    27 Chancery Lane,
    Christchurch, Canterbury 8000, New Zealand.
    Tel: (64) (3) 365 9000
    Email: cybcafe@ihug.co.nz
    Cost/Hour: $5
    Hours: 09:00-21:00 (Mon-Fri), 11:00-18:00 (Sat-Sun)

    Squealing Pig Cyber Cafe
    45 Camp Street and Shotover Street,
    Queenstown, New Zealand.
    Tel: (64) (3) 441 1175
    Fax: (64) (3) 441 1175
    Email: dives@xtra.co.nz
    Hours: 08:00-23:00 daily
Guide to backpacking in New Zealand, with travelers information on Wellington, Aukland, Christchurch, Rotorua, geysers, glacier
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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